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House Proceeding 10-22-09 on Oct 22nd, 2009 :: 1:34:00 to 1:35:25
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Elijah E. Cummings

1:33:56 to 1:34:16( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: the chair: the gentleman reserves the balance of his ti. the chair recognizes the gentleman from new jersey, mr. lobiondo, for five minutes. mr. lobiondo: i claim time in oposition but only to say we have no objections to the chairman's amendment. i yield back. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. mr. oberstar: i yield the balance of my time to the gentleman from maryland, mr.

Elijah E. Cummings

1:34:00 to 1:35:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Elijah E. Cummings

Elijah E. Cummings

1:34:17 to 1:34:38( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: cummings. mr. cummings: thank you. i rise in strong support of the amendment offered by mr. hastings. this will require the coast guard to study its ability to respond to possible affects of change in policy. when i agree with mr. hastings that it is past time for the u.s. to review our immigration policies toward haiti, particularly as that nation ntinues to suffer in the wake of the ongoing worldwide

Elijah E. Cummings

1:34:39 to 1:34:59( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: economic downturn in recurring understand the full range of consequences that such a policy change might bring. the study requested by the gentleman's amendment will ensure that that we have a full analysis of conditions as well as an analysis of past existences as well as the development of the coast guard's

Elijah E. Cummings

1:35:00 to 1:35:20( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: plans and missions in the event that the policy change is made. i support the gentleman's thoughtful amendment and his leadership on the issue and urge the adoption of the amendment and with that i yield back. mr. oberstar: i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from minnesota. those in favor say aye.

Elijah E. Cummings

1:35:21 to 1:35:25( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the ace have it. the amendment is agreed to.

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